Stars in their eyes

Derek STONE

Abstract


Stars in their eyes is an Idiom often used to portray someone being overly optimistic. In this paper the aim was to consider the physical conditions involved in the formation of stars and decide if this idiom could represent reality here on Earth. When considering the mass and self-gravitational forces that are required to form a star, it quickly became apparent that a star could not exist extra terrestrially at a scale comparable with an eye. However, considering this idiom in the context of a model based on ICF, it was found that 72.38 potential miniature stars could be enclosed within the volume of an eye, with 5.25% of the Deuterium/Tritium fuel being available to create them.


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